April 27, 1921 - May 10, 2013
DONALDSON — G. Ernest “Ernie” Rightley, 92, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at 3:10 a.m., at the Catherine Kasper Life Care Center, in Donaldson.
Ernie was born April 27, 1921, in Saint Joseph County, to Peter and Elizabeth Rightley. He moved to Plymouth, at the age of 12, to live with his aunt. Ernie worked on the Woodbury Farm, which is now the Plymouth Rock Golf Course. He later started Rightly Trucking and Marshall County Redi-Mix. Ernie and Bernadine Neal were married in Plymouth, at Saint Michael Catholic Church, on Aug. 18, 1963. Bernadine passed away Jan. 5, 2010. They were both devout members of the church. Ernie also belonged to the Holy Name Society and the Knights of Columbus Council 1975.
Ernie is survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and many friends.
Memorials may be given to:
Saint Michael Catholic Church
612 N. Walnut St., Plymouth, IN 46563 or
Center for Hospice Care
112 S. Center St., Plymouth, IN 46563
MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013, 4-7 P.M.
ROSARY WILL BE PRAYED AT 7 P.M.
VAN GILDER FUNERAL HOME
300 W. MADISON ST.
PLYMOUTH, IN 46563
TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013, 10:30 A.M.
SAINT MICHAEL CATHOLIC CHURCH
THE REV. FATHER WILLIAM KUMMER, OFFICIATING
NEW OAK HILL MAUSOLEUM, PLYMOUTH
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